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Vintage table lamp by Herbert Terry & Sons Redditch

polished aluminium desk light by anglepoise herbert and terry
Reference 14_2011

Vintage table lamp by Herbert Terry & Sons Redditch

Era: 1930s Origin: UK

Vintage 'Anglepoise 1209' table lamp by 'Herbert Terry & Sons Redditch'. With a spun polished aluminium shade, lacquered steel arms, chrome plated original spring mechanisms and a cast steel base. Articulation at shade and arm joints with full rotation at the base.

polished aluminium shade on desk light by herbert and terry
side view of base of anglepoise lamp
bedside table anglepoise herbert and terry lamp
UK

Origin: UK

Lighting design in the UK benefitted from a free market. Different companies were working at the same time, designing and producing similar products for the same market. Often with only slight differences in their style, they constantly upgraded and improved their original designs. The products we salvage come from the old industrial heartland of England. This area of the UK was once the boiler room of the British economy - from the potteries of Stoke, through the engineering works of Birmingham, to the wool, textile and cotton mills of Oldham and Manchester.

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Restoration

The restoration process our lighting goes through can take many months. To begin, we gently disassemble each light fitting, letting us spot any flaws and plan how best to bring it up to modern electrical standards. Then, our team of experts patiently restore each component by hand. Typically, this might mean: Soda-blasting – an environmentally friendly way to remove old paint; Polishing – to restore and revitalise the surface of the light; Lacquering – a sealing process that protects the light’s surface from further deterioration; Rewiring – so the light works perfectly, every time.

anglepoise desk light with steel arms and springs

Product details

Supplied tested and rewired with two metres of black cable, new switched bayonet (B22) lamp holder and plug.

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140 (shade) mm
1100 mm
10 kg
n/a mm
200 (base) mm
Silver | Gun Metal Grey

Supplied tested to BS EN60598. IP20 for internal use only. All dimensions and weights are approximate.

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